Digital Transformation at CDM Smith Australia Supports the Growing National Business

Digital Transformation at CDM Smith Australia Supports the Growing National Business
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Digital Transformation at CDM Smith Australia Supports the Growing National Business
12 September 2022
CDM Smith Australia nationwide
Employee-owned Envi­ron­men­tal and Water consultants CDM Smith Australia continues to grow its digital services with the expansion of our in-house team. The recent appointment of David Malins as Digital National Discipline Lead for Australia reinforces the company’s progression in the digital space.

CDM Smith Australia operates across several critical disciplines, asset closure, development assistance services, environment, ESG (Environment, Social, and Governance), envi­ron­men­tal planning and approvals, water, and digital. The company is enhancing our current digital consulting and technology capa­bil­i­ties in data management, spatial analysis and numerical modelling to support various envi­ron­men­tal and water resource appli­ca­tions.

“We look forward to building on our existing capa­bil­i­ties and presenting innovative ways to give clients end-to-end project support and solutions from design, imple­men­ta­tion, and ongoing operations,” states CDM Smith’s Australia Managing Director, Stuart Richardson
He continues, “accom­mo­dat­ing digital solutions has been a top priority for CDM Smith. Our growing internal expertise and new leadership will transform how we deliver our work and help clients achieve their strategic project goals.” 


Building Internal Capacity to Deliver Results 

Growth of our digital business is not only set to benefit clients; it will drive innovation and improve­ments to the company’s processes and business operations in a way that enriches our staff experience. 
CDM Smith Australia’s Operations Manager, Steve Ley, said, “Internally, we’re rethinking how we use technology to adapt to a shifting business landscape, trans­form­ing our processes, culture and the client experience.” 
“We have a future-focused vision. Under David’s guidance, we’ll develop a roadmap that aligns with our business strategy and enhances the products we deliver for our clients,” explains Steve. 

Meet the CDM Smith Digital Team

A successful digital team requires balance, the right environment, and the right people. CDM Smith Australia has a group of diverse, strategic thinkers whose collective strength enables the company to level up its delivery across all aspects of a project. The team behind this includes:

David Malins, Digital National Discipline Lead based in Perth, Western Australia. David is a Principal Digital Consultant and Project Manager with over 18 years of experience delivering GIS, Information Management, Business Analysis and Project Management services to public and private clients.

Across data science, analytics and GIS, our team consists of;

  • Amelia French, Associate Data Analyst
  • Andrew Charles, Associate Data Scientist
  • William Lai, Senior Data Scientist
  • Eve Hayden, GIS Technical Specialist
  • Natalie Litwinska, Project Data Analyst

Additionally, CDM Smith Australia has extensive capabilities in other digital areas, hosting leading groundwater modellers, drone pilots and solutions architects.

CDM Smith Australia continues to look for innovative ways to help clients overcome challenges, deliver value, and engage in new opportunities. The expansion of digital services is another step forward in the organisation’s modernisation in pursuit of project excellence.